Horror Stories to Read Online

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The Headless Horseman Pursuing Ichabod Crane (1858) by John Quidor

Besides the scary costumes and huge amounts of candy, Halloween is not complete without curling up and reading a spooky story. And you can’t go wrong with these selections, especially since they are free. Enjoy a good scare with these haunting classics:

 

The Legend of Sleepy Hollow by Washington Irving

Rediscover (or discover for the first time) why this “legend” is such a popular favorite during Halloween time.

 

 

 

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Quote of the Day – October 16, 2019

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“I am alone and miserable; man will not associate with me; but one as deformed and horrible as myself would not deny herself to me. My companion must be of the same species and have the same defects. This being you must create.”

-Frankenstein, Mary Shelley

Quote of the Day – October 15, 2019

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“Poor strangers, they have so much to be afraid of.”
Shirley Jackson, We Have Always Lived in the Castle

Quote of the Day – October 11, 2019

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“Wandless, helpless, Pettigrew’s pupils dilated in terror. His eyes had slid from Harry’s face to something else. His own silver fingers were moving inexorably toward his own throat.”

—JK Rowling, Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows

 

Quote of the Day – October 10, 2019

1506” At the same time a light unexpectedly sprang up, and I saw Carmilla, standing, near the foot of my bed, in her white nightdress, bathed, from her chin to her feet, in one great stain of blood.”

—Sheridan Le Fanu, Carmilla